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Uptown Books – The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times

Uptown entrepreneur and seasoned leader in international development Sarina Prabasi has released her first book. Part coming-to-America story, part lyrical memoir, and yet another part activist’s call to action, The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times is timely,…

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Op-Led: Spread Love It’s The Mirabal Sisters Way

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Feb 18, 2019 at 1:35pm PST “It is a source of happiness to do whatever can be done for our country that…

UPinion: The Canary in the Coal Mine

By A J Sidransky Shortly after the massacre that occurred last week at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Led Black asked me to write a piece about my thoughts relative to this terrible tragedy. I have to say…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hip-Hop Lotto Losers

On the latest episode of the award winning Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew discuss the billion dollar Mega Millions jackpot, female Halloween costume no-no’s and how China is trying to launch a fake moon. The special guest this…

OZY Take on America @ Riverside Church

10/22/18: Take On America @ Riverside Church

Join the global digital magazine Ozy for a televised debate on Monday, October 22 from 6 pm to 9 pm at the venerable Riverside Church. The new show Take On America will be making a stop in our neck…

Uptown Talk: Gimlet’s The Horror of Dolores Roach

The latest podcast series from Gimlet is set in our beloved Washington Heights. After sixteen years in prison, the indomitable Dolores Roach (Daphne Rubin-Vega) returns to a Washington Heights that has changed drastically in her absence. Her boyfriend missing,…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Rear Naked Choke

On the latest episode of the Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew chop it up about WiFi in the Dominican Republic, drunken birds and Banksy’s self-shredding artwork. The special guests this week are Favy Fav and Babelito of the…